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About the school

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy is a Centre of Excellence for entrepreneurial education. It is an inclusive school that provides for the students and citizens of Darwen continuous opportunities, and a world-class, high-quality environment for lifelong learning. The Academy’s students are committed, successful learners, who are proud, creative and self-confident, showing respect for themselves, the community and for others. Darwen Aldridge Community Academy is an 11-18 academy situated in the heart of Darwen.

The Academy seeks to develop a passion for learning and an enterprising spirit amongst its students and staff, and amongst members of the local community. In addition, it seeks to create, develop and maintain an education that focuses emphatically on providing opportunities for success for all, recognising and celebrating the achievements of everyone in all aspects of life at the Academy.

In addition, the Academy places considerable value not only on entrepreneurship, but also on sport and healthy living; partnership working; developing strong links with the community, and education for sustainable development.

About Aldridge Education

Aldridge Education is a charitable Trust of entrepreneurial community schools and colleges that help young people to reach their potential. We support our schools’ Principals and teachers in rapidly improving the quality of education on offer at early years, primary, secondary and sixth-form levels in order to transform the life-chances of our students.

Our vision is that every student at an Aldridge school will achieve academically beyond initial personal expectations and prior attainment. That their learning and experiences in education will give them a wide perspective on the opportunities open to them and they will develop the practical skills to access every opportunity they want in life.

Employee Benefits 

Aldridge Education is committed to providing our employees with comprehensive benefits to support wellbeing and job satisfaction. Our employees' benefits package includes: 

  • Access to an employee discount scheme for discounts off items from your weekly supermarket shop, clothes, DIY, days out and travel 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Wellbeing events and activities 
  • Coaching, training and CPD 

Additionally, we offer competitive holiday entitlements, sick pay, and holiday pay. We recognise the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Our goal is to create a supportive environment that allows our employees to thrive and enjoy coming to work each day.


Academic  Vacancies  

Teacher of Mathematics - APPLY HERE

 We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Mathematics. The aim of the role will be to support the Mathematics curriculum in maintaining a positive learning environment and effective, cooperative working relationships between staff, students and parents. The successful applicant will be accountable for teaching and learning within the subject to promote the subject to students, parents, and a wider audience. 

Closing Date:  22nd August 2024
Interview: TBC


Support  Vacancies 

Estates Cluster Supervisor - APPLY HERE

 We are seeking to appoint a Estates Cluster Supervisor the aim of the role is to supervise and manage a team of Estates Officers across a cluster of Academies and a ‘hands on’ involvement in day to day operational and maintenance tasks.  The team is focused on ensuring the safe, economic and effective operation of all Trust buildings and grounds.

The Estates Cluster Supervisor is expected to set and maintain high professional standards at all times and support the academy leaders and the Regional Estates Manager in delivering both an outstanding service to our customers and the vision of the Trust.  This will be through the direct and remote supervision of the Estates Officers and hands on day to day operational support within their Academies and the wider region as required. The interview will comprise of a two stage process.

Closing Date: 8th September 2024
Interview: W/C 16th September 2024


Casual Vacancies

We currently do not have any casual roles available